Old Glory


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Old Glory

n.
The flag of the United States.

Old Glory

n
(Heraldry) a nickname for the flag of the United States of America

Stars′ and Stripes′


n.
the national flag of the U.S., consisting of 13 horizontal stripes, alternately red and white, and a blue field containing white stars representing the states. Also called Old Glory, The Star-Spangled Banner.
[1782, Amer.]

Old Glory

A nickname for the flag of the United States of America.
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Noun1.Old Glory - the national flag of the United States of AmericaOld Glory - the national flag of the United States of America
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
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I still read the books to-day, but never again shall I read them with that old glory of youthful passion when I harked to the call from over and beyond that whispered me on to win to the mystery at the back of life and behind the stars.
At that dreadful moment her beauty shone out again with a gleam of its old glory.
It was that old glory that opened the series of companions of those morning rides; a series which extended through three successive Parisian spring-times and comprised a famous physiologist, a fellow who seemed to hint that mankind could be made immortal or at least everlastingly old; a fashionable philosopher and psychologist who used to lecture to enormous audiences of women with his tongue in his cheek (but never permitted himself anything of the kind when talking to Rita); that surly dandy Cabanel (but he only once, from mere vanity), and everybody else at all distinguished including also a celebrated person who turned out later to be a swindler.
So it is a challenge to bring Manila back to its old glory.
Highlights from Old Glory Prospect (located 500m south of Old Pirate Deposit)
Old Glory was put on the flagpole by men who cared; by men v/ho bestirred themselves, and took action to place her there.
The old cantankerous one must be there next year to take Old Glory down.
Overwhelmed by protests over plans to fly a gay pride flag on the same pole as Old Glory, the mayor of Lakewood, Ohio, found the solution: erect a second pole.
The Americana motifs in Old Glory are themes that Winget explored for many years before publishing her book of the same name in 2000.
citizens who are flying Old Glory, but in the parking lot of the mall I saw a few too many flag-festooned cars that also had bumper stickers and banners salivating over the possibility of bombing Afghanistan and pulverizing whoever gets in our way.